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Railway Loco Pilot & Technician Exam Pattern Syllabus 2018

Railway Assistant Loco Pilot (ALP) Technician Exam Pattern and Syllabus 2018 is give below in details. As you all know that Railway Recruitment Board (RRB)  has published the online notification for the recruitment of Assistant Loco Pilot (ALP) and Technician. The exam will be held in the month of April or May. Here we have described the detail exam pattern for Railway Recruitment 2018 Loco Pilot (ALP) and  Technician. Read below for details

Stages of Railway Recruitment 2018:
The RRB Recruitment 2018 for Assistant Loco pilot and Technician consists of four stages. those steps are.

A. First stage CBT, 
B. Second stage CBT, 
C. Computer Based Aptitude Test
D. Document Verification as applicable

Loco Pilot & Technician Exam Pattern 2018

A. First Stage Exam Pattern :

  • Exam Duration: 60 Min,
  • No of Questions: 75
  • Objective Type Multiple Choice
  • In first stage, questions will be asked from the below given syllabus
  • Minimum percentage of marks  for eligibility  in various categories  : UR -40%, OBC-30%, SC-30%, ST -25%. These percentage  of marks  for  eligibility may  be  relaxed  by  2%  for  PWD  candidates  in  case  of  shortage  of  PWD candidates against vacancies  reserved  for  them.

B. Second Stage Exam Pattern:

  • Those candidates who are shortlisted in First Stage will appear the Second Stage CBT
  • The Second Stage CBT shall have  two parts viz Part A and Part B
PART A
  • Duration: 90 Min,
  • No of Questions: 100
  • Minimum percentage of marks  for eligibility  in various categories: UR  -40%, OBC-30%, SC-30%, ST  -25%. These percentage of marks for eligibility may be relaxed by 2% for PWD candidates in case of shortage of PWD candidates against vacancies  reserved  for  them.
  • The marks scored in Part A alone shall be used for short listing of candidates for further stages of recruitment process subject  to  the condition  that  the candidate  is securing  qualifying mark  in Part B.

PART B

  • Duration: 60 Min,
  • No of Questions: 75
  • Qualifying Mark: 35 %  (This  is applicable  to all candidates and no  relaxation  is permissible)
  • This part  is qualifying  in nature and shall have questions  from  the  trade syllabus prescribed by Director General of

C. Computer Based Aptitude Test :

  • This test is only  for candidates who have opted  for ALP.
  • candidates should produce the Vision Certificate in the prescribed format as per Annexure – VI in original during Computer Based AT,  failing which  they will not be permitted  to appear  in  the Computer Based AT.
  • Candidates will have  to qualify  in each of  the  test battery of Computer Based AT  for considering  them  for  the post of ALP.
  • The Computer Based Aptitude Test shall have questions and answer options only  in English and Hindi. There shall be no negative marking  in Computer Based AT.
  • The ALP merit  list will be drawn only  from amongst  the candidates qualifying  in  the Aptitude Test, with 70% weightage  for the marks obtained in the Part A of Second Stage CBT and 30% weightage for the marks obtained in Computer Based AT

LOCO PILOT & TECHNICIAN SYLLABUS
First Stage Exam Syllabus:

a. Mathematics  : Number system, BODMAS, Decimals, Fractions, LCM, HCF, Ratio and Proportion, Percentages, Mensuration, Time and Work; Time and Distance, Simple and Compound  Interest, Profit and Loss, Algebra, Geometry and Trigonometry, Elementary Statistics, Square Root, Age Calculations, Calendar & Clock, Pipes & Cistern etc.
b. General Intelligence and Reasoning : Analogies,  Alphabetical  and  Number  Series,  Coding  and  Decoding,  Mathematical  operations,  Relationships, Syllogism,  Jumbling,  Venn  Diagram,  Data  Interpretation  and  Sufficiency,  Conclusions  and  Decision  Making, Similarities  and  Differences,  Analytical  reasoning,  Classification,  Directions,  Statement  –  Arguments  and
Assumptions etc.
c. General Science : The syllabus under  this shall cover Physics, Chemistry and Life Sciences of 10th standard  level
d. General awareness on current affairs in Science & Technology, Sports, Culture, Personalities, Economics, Politics and other subjects of  importance.

Second Stage Exam Syllabus:

Syllabus  for Part A :
a. Mathematics : Number system, BODMAS, Decimals, Fractions, LCM, HCF, Ratio and Proportion, Percentages, Mensuration, Time and Work; Time and Distance, Simple and Compound  Interest, Profit and Loss, Algebra, Geometry and Trigonometry, Elementary Statistics, Square Root, Age Calculations, Calendar & Clock, Pipes & Cistern etc.
b. General  Intelligence and Reasoning : Analogies,  Alphabetical  and  Number  Series,  Coding  and  Decoding,  Mathematical  operations,  Relationships, Syllogism,  Jumbling,  Venn  Diagram,  Data  Interpretation  and  Sufficiency,  Conclusions  and  decision  making, Similarities  and  differences,  Analytical  reasoning,  Classification,  Directions,  Statement  –  Arguments  and  Assumptions etc.
c.  Basic Science and Engineering : The broad topics that are covered under this shall be Engineering Drawing (Projections, Views, Drawing Instruments, Lines, Geometric figures, Symbolic Representation), Units, Measurements, Mass Weight and Density, Work Power and Energy, Speed and Velocity, Heat and Temperature, Basic Electricity, Levers and Simple Machines, Occupational Safety and Health, Environment Education,  IT Literacy etc.
d. General Awareness on Current Affairs  in Science & Technology, Sports, Culture, Personalities, Economics, Politics and any other subjects of  importance.
 
Syllabus for Part B:
  • Employment & Training (DGET). Candidates with ITI/Trade Apprenticeship qualification will be required to appear in the section having questions  from  the relevant  trade. Candidates holding Degree, Diploma and HSC (10+2) having eligibility
  • for the posts of ALP have to select relevant trade from the list of trades listed against their engineering discipline/HSC (10+2). The  trade  syllabus  can be obtained  from  the DGET website. The  relevant  trades  for  various engineering discipline/HSC  (10+2)   for appearing  in  the qualifying  test  is as below:

 

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